academic year

noun
|Updated on: 17 Jun 2018

Definition of academic year

: the annual period of sessions of an educational institution usually beginning in September and ending in June

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First Known Use of academic year

1800

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ACADEMIC YEAR Defined for English Language Learners

academic year

Definition of academic year for English Language Learners

  • : the time during a year when a school has classes


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